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Job ID: 169412

Medical Assistant (S#61)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Oct. 13, 2021
Title Medical Assistant (S#61)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Student Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services

Position: Medical Assistant                                                                                Department: Student Health

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Medical Assistant will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Triage patients, serve as a receptionist and assist with patient intake, as needed.
Explains treatment procedures to patients.
Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, reviewing and/or recording medical history, taking vital signs, confirming purpose of visit or treatment and monitor patient care.
Supports patient care delivery by assisting the Medical provider with the preparation of patients for examination
Prepare laboratory specimens, dispose of contaminated supplies, sterilization of medical equipment, administering medications on premises as directed by physician, authorizing pharmaceutical refill as directed by a physician, telephoning pharmaceutical prescriptions to pharmacies as directed by a physician, preparing patients for x-rays, changing bandage dressings.
Serve as Phlebotomist and perform basic laboratory tests as directed.
Educate patients by providing medication and dietary information and instruction.
Assist in medical billing, maintains medical supply inventory, and orders medical supplies as directed.
Maintains medical equipment by following all operational instructions including preventative maintenance and when necessary, contacting equipment vendor for repair.
Assist in medical billing.
Update and file patient medical records.
Schedule appointments and coordinate medical transportation.
Performs other duties as assigned by Director.


High school diploma
At least one year of medical assistant coursework complete at the time of hire.  Must have completed certification or Associate’s Degree within 3-6 months of employment. 
Experience with computer Microsoft Word and medical applications. 

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information

This position requires weekend and after work hours duties
The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form 1-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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